Vale Stock: Guggenheim Capital’s Fav Basic Materials Holding in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Guggenheim Capital LLC’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 323 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.384 billion.

  • Vale S.a. (NYSE:VALE): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 4,396,673 shares with a market value of $140,473,706. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 3,961,892 shares with a market value of $90,331,135. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -434,781. About Company: Vale SA produces and sells iron ore, pellets, manganese, alloys, gold, nickel, copper, kaolin, bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and potash. The Company is based in Brazil, where it owns and operates railroads and maritime terminals.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 1,120,341 shares with a market value of $91,173,348. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 1,091,506 shares with a market value of $79,276,078. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -28,835. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 813,334 shares with a market value of $83,643,266. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 771,332 shares with a market value of $71,417,627. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -42,002. About Company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 2,263,964 shares with a market value of $67,217,092. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 2,468,153 shares with a market value of $59,679,940. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 204,189. About Company: Gulfport Energy Corporation owns and operates oil and gas properties in the Louisiana Gulf Coast area of the United States.
  • Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 2,302,266 shares with a market value of $77,954,728. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 2,210,861 shares with a market value of $49,633,831. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -91,405. About Company: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company refines, markets, and supplies oil products. Petrobras operates oil tankers, distribution pipelines, marine, river and lake terminals, thermal power plants, fertilizer plants, and petrochemical units. The Company operates in South America and elsewhere around the world.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 666,397 shares with a market value of $50,106,392. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 710,239 shares with a market value of $44,972,333. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 43,842. About Company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  • Ei Dupont De Nemours & Co. (NYSE:DD): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 843,854 shares with a market value of $45,610,308. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 973,672 shares with a market value of $38,917,671. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 129,818. About Company: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company is a global chemical and life sciences company, with businesses that include agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. The Company operates globally and offers a wide range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications.
  • Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 707,934 shares with a market value of $38,207,199. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 604,484 shares with a market value of $38,052,268. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -103,450. About Company: Newmont Mining Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company produces gold from operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. Newmont also mines and processes copper in Indonesia.
  • Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE:PXP): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 1,532,494 shares with a market value of $58,418,670. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 1,517,242 shares with a market value of $34,456,564. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -15,252. About Company: Plains Exploration & Production Company is an independent oil and gas company with onshore and offshore operations in California, West Texas, East Texas and the Gulf Coast region. The Company is primarily involved in the upstream activities of acquiring, exploiting, developing, and producing oil and gas.
  • Sandridge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD): On 06/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 6,122,466 shares with a market value of $65,265,487. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Guggenheim Capital LLC reported holding 6,093,516 shares with a market value of $33,879,949. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -28,950. About Company: SandRidge Energy Inc. explores and produces natural gas and crude oil. The Company and its subsidiaries own and operate gas gathering and processing facilities and CO2 treating and transportation facilities. Sandridge energy conducts marketing and tertiary oil recovery operations.

(Note: Data regarding Guggenheim Capital LLC’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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